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Hefang Street, Hangzhou

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Historic Walking Area Landmark
Take a stroll down Hefang Street, famous for its charming crafts shops and traditional pharmacies. The pedestrian-only road is known for its old Hangzhou charm with a modern twist, where shops more than a century old are interspersed with more recent specialty stores and stalls. Take in the lively, dynamic atmosphere of the shopping street, and browse a variety of authentic Chinese crafts, vibrant clothing, and quirky souvenirs. You can sample numerous exotic delicacies and aromatic teas from the eateries and food stalls that line the busy street. Before you head to Hangzhou, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hangzhou itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Hangzhou has to offer, including Hefang Street.
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  • This is a great place to spend time after dinner walking. Dry crowded in nice evenings, lots of shops and places to separate you from your RMB. Had a safe feel to it. Cheers!  more »
  • Very long street stretches from the Southern Song Dynasty entrance to Qinghefang street. It is a place for shopping, eating, and sightseeing. Shops and stalls are epitome of older Hangzhou. It might b...  more »
  • We had a great time exploring the area this evening. We walked through the night market, sampled food and went shopping. Beautiful, well-lit street that was fun to stroll. Great evening activity!  more »

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